Each year, the Lancet Countdown tracks more than 40 indicators on links between health and climate change, and this year presents the most worrying outlook to date as key trends worsen. However, the latest report, …
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) is pleased to announce the application period is open for its 2021 grants and awards program. This competitive program is designed to support global health efforts of …
GHI Advisory Committee member Yoshihiro Kawaoka leads study that shows the virus mutated in early 2020.
UW researchers David O’Connor and Thomas Friedrich find evidence by tracking virus mutations.
GHI Advisory Member Tony Goldberg has seen devastation among animals as diseases cross from humans to animals.
GHI Advisory Committee members Ajay Sethi and Dominique Brossard consider what makes messaging successful.
New UW-Madison study quantifies impact of social distancing on COVID-19 caseload.
Professor Yoshihiro Kawaok, a member of the GHI Advisory Committee, a is studying COVID-19 in his posts at UW-Madison and the University of Tokyo.
The Wisconsin Examiner takes a look at a new report showing the effects of climate change on health in Wisconsin.
“Medical Alert: Climate Change is Harming our Health in Wisconsin,” a new report from UW-Madison Professors Jonathan Patz and Dominique Brossard shows how climate change already affects Wisconsinites and what can be done to protect their health.
At night in a Ugandan forest, a team of American and African scientists take oral swabs from insect-eating cyclops leaf-nosed bats. In a necropsy room near the Baltic Sea, researchers try to determine what killed …
In the 2019-2020 Impact Report, read how the GHI community has worked across disciplines and around the world to address today’s biggest health challenges, from COVID-19j to planetary health, advancing sustainable, equitable health for all.
Heath care leaders in Wisconsin are warning that if new cases of COVID-19 continue to climb, hospitals may become overwhelmed. They’re urging people to stay home, wear masks, and not gather with people outside their household.
Public information posters have long been a part of history. The Wisconsin Historical Society sponsored 12 artists and their representation and expression of the COVID-19 pandemic through a new, relevant public information poster. The posters created by Wisconsin artists during the COVID-19 pandemic will become part of the collections at the Society where they can be used by future generations.
GHI’s Tony Goldberg shares evidence about a virus connection to mussel die-offs with the New York Times.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is moving all classes online and quarantining two residence halls due to a spike in positive cases of COVID-19, just one week after students returned to campus.
GHI’s Christopher Olsen answers questions about dog parks and COVID-19 safety.
“We’re terrified of the possibility of a twindemic, as we call it, as travel picks up again and as we see loosening of restrictions around the country,” said Dr. James Conway, UW Health pediatrician and GHI Associate Director of Health Sciences.